European Challenge Cup: Lyon 13-31 Ospreys

Keelan Giles
Keelan Giles scored two tries in Ospreys' 45-0 thrashing of Newcastle Falcons last week
European Rugby Challenge Cup Pool 2
Lyon (3) 13
Tries: Browning, Romanet Pens: Potgieter
Ospreys (17) 31
Tries: Giles 3, Parry Cons: Davies 4 Pens: Davies

Keelan Giles scored a hat-trick of tries as Ospreys made it two wins out of two in the European Challenge Cup by beating Lyon.

Giles added to Ospreys' tally after Sam Davies scored an early penalty and extended their lead with a superb try.

The Wales Under-20 wing scored a third try after the break but Curtis Browning gave the hosts hope of a comeback.

Sam Parry got Ospreys' fourth try to give them the bonus point, with Franck Romanet scoring at the end for Lyon.

The victory means Ospreys, who began their campaign with a 45-0 demolition of Newcastle, lead Pool 2, as Giles added to the two tries he scored against Newcastle Falcons.

Lyon: Romain Loursac; Franck Romanet, Paul Bonnefond, Thibaut Regard, Henry Clunies-Ross; Jacques Louis Potgieter, Baptiste Couilloud; Sami Mavinga, Ti'i Paulo, David Attoub, Felix Lambey, Maselino Paulino, Deon Fourie, Dylan Cretin, Curtis Browning.

Replacements: Vincent Giudicelli, Tornike Mataradze, BJ Botha, Thibaut Privat, Didier Tison, Pierre-Louis Barassi, Jerome Porical, Nicolas Durand.

Ospreys: Dan Evans; Keelan Giles, Jonathan Spratt, Josh Matavesi, Dafydd Howells; Sam Davies, Tom Habberfield (capt); Nicky Smith, Scott Baldwin, Ma'afu Fia, Lloyd Ashley, Rory Thornton, Dan Lydiate, Olly Cracknell, James King.

Replacements: Sam Parry, Paul James, Rhodri Jones, Adam Beard, Rob McCusker, Justin Tipuric, Brendon Leonard, Eli Walker.

Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)

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